The Honorable David A. Nutter will address graduates at New River Community College’s 44th annual commencement Wednesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m., Edwards Hall 117, on the Dublin campus.
Nutter represented the 7th District in Virginia House of Delegates from 2002 to 2012, serving on committees such as Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Joint Commission on Health Care. Career and Technical Educators Association of Virginia, Virginia Rural Health Association and Free Clinics of Virginia each named him legislator of the year during his tenure.
Last year, Gov. Bob McDonnell appointed Nutter to the Virginia Community College State Board. He also serves on the board of One Care of Southwest Virginia, a substance abuse organization, the board of the Virginia Rural Health Council and has been active in a number of community and civic organizations, including Rotary, Ruritan, and the Chamber of Commerce.
Nutter has been an administrative faculty member at Virginia Tech for 24 years, working in the Office of University Relations and for the last nine years in the Office of Economic Development.
Approximately 500 degrees, diplomas and certificates will be conferred during the ceremony, which will be followed by a reception in the student lounge on the lower level of Martin Hall. The Old Pros Big Band Orchestra will provide entertainment.
A live-feed of the commencement ceremony will be provided on NRCC-TV (channel 2, Pulaski County only) and over the Internet via NRCC’s website at HYPERLINK “http://www.nr.edu” \t “_blank” www.nr.edu.
NRCC’s associate degree nursing program will hold a separate pinning and graduation ceremony on Monday, May 13, at 6 p.m.